On February 5, 2023, a Randolph County Sheriff’s Deputy conducted a traffic stop on Ramseur Julian Rd., Liberty. The driver was identified as John Franklin Pugh, who had an outstanding order for arrest. During a subsequent search, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were located. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where the magistrate found probable cause for charges of felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. He was issued $51,500 total secured bond and a first appearance was set for February 6, 2023, in Randolph County District Court.
Names of Defendant:
John Franklin Pugh